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Jul 31, 2013 4:00am EDT
on acquisitions and possibly mergers that could be defensive moves to try to protect the pnl. >> all right. stick there. we'll come back. little bit more to talk about, including earnings. >>> taylor wimpey, the company posted a 42% rise for first half of the year. the stock in the company up nearly 2%. quick word about this, paul, they said benefiting from the government's housing scheme, are we going to have too much of a good thing? >> i think housing transactions still remain pretty low. the thing about these house builders is they are taking increasing market share. as house prices are falling across the country, it is much more difficult for the secondary market, people selling homes, to adjust to that environment. they probably still have two inflated expectations of what the house is worth. a new house builder can adjust the build to accommodate lower prices. they are taking market share at the moment. and as we have seen, government so much behind the building of new houses and start to stimulate that past the economy in the same way the us has done. for the companies, they're in this we
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Jul 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
. absolutely. >> we don't talk much about the defense side anyway. >> absolutely. >> john, good to see you. thanks very much for joining us. john strickland at jls consulting. >>> french food giant danone, results were boosted by strong demand for baby milk in china. weak sales in europe weighed on the operating margin. nevertheless, the firm still reiterated its 2013 forecasts growth of at least 5%. the shares up 2.75% in paris. >>> now, just when you thought london's burger craze couldn't get any stranger, the world's first test tube burger, yep, this is one made entirely from meat grown in a lab. it's going to be served up in the british capital next week. the five-ounce patty which costs 250,000 pounds to produce is made from 3,000 tiny strips of beef grown from stem cells. professor mark post pictured there, i presume, is the brainchild behind the burger. he says the project is designed to help address growing demand around the world. saying it could be the most important burger ever made for global hunger. we want to know, would you eat it? join the conversation and get in touch with
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